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Event: SBE's 4th International Conference on Bioengineering and Nanotechnology

Date: July 22-24, 2008

Venue: University College Dublin

This conference, July 22-24, 2008, brings together leading researchers working at the interface of bio-engineering and nanotechnology. Experts will discuss their latest advances and explore the enormous potential of the emerging areas which unite engineering, science and medicine.

Topics include:

Nanosystems for Drug Delivery

  • gene delivery
  • nanopharma
  • siRNA
  • nanoparticle delivery
  • supramolecular and polymeric delivery systems

Nanomaterials for Cellular Engineering

  • tissue engineering
  • biomaterials
  • implants
  • nanofabricated and nanopatterned surfaces
  • three-dimensional nanomaterials

Nanotools for Bioengineering

  • molecular and nanoscopic tools for characterizing and
    engineering the intracellular environment
  • quantum dot technologies
  • labeling technologies
  • intracellular rheology
  • optical traps
  • single molecule force measurements

Keynote Speakers:

Ruth Duncan,
Professor of Biology and Drug Delivery at the Welsh School of Pharmacy,
Cardiff University, UK and Director of the Centre for Polymer Therapeutics

Jérôme Bibette,
Colloids and Divided Materials Laboratory, ESPCI, Paris, France

Jeffrey Hubbell,
Laboratory for Regenerative Medicine and Pharmacobiology, Integrative Biosciences Institute, Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL), Switzerland

Invited Speakers:

  • Frank Caruso, University of Melbourne
  • Adam Cohen, Harvard University
  • Kenneth Dawson, University College Dublin
  • Dennis Discher, University of Pennsylvania
  • Yves Dufrene, Université Catholique de Louvain, Belgium
  • Nikolaj Gadegaard, University of Glasgow
  • David Gracias, Johns Hopkins University
  • Kevin Healy, University of California, Berkeley
  • Darrell Irvine, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • Igor Medintz, Naval Research Laboratory
  • David Mooney, Harvard University
  • Paul Nealey, University of Wisconsin at Madison
  • Tae Gwan Park, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology
  • Robert Prud'homme, Princeton University
  • Samuel Stupp, Northwestern University
  • Matthew Tirrell, University of California at Santa Barbara

Submit your abstract by May 15 at:
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